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lump on my right collar bone at the shoulder end.?

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A couple of weeks ago I noticed in the mirror I had a lump on my right collar bone at the shoulder end. Upon touch, the lump is very hard like it is part of the bone, it does not move and does not hurt at all, it is slightly bigger than a pea but feel like more of an oval shape. Compared to my left collar bone there is quite a big difference. I have never injured that area so I'm abit puzzled as to what it could be and whether it's worth chasing it up? Any help would be very much appreciated.


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replied April 12th, 2012
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Welcome to e health forum.

The description of the lump indicates it to be a bony prominence, from the bones forming the shoulder joint (Humerus, scapula and Clavicle).

But it is not possible to know, if it is just a benign abnormality or something else without examining it. But since there is no pain, redness, or other symptoms it is very much possible that is completely benign.

You might benefit by consulting your doctor for a examination and proper advice.


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